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dB Control Awarded Major US Defense Contract for Shipboard High-Power TWT Transmitters

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FREMONT, Calif., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- dB Control, a defense electronics manufacturer, was awarded a follow-on contract by a major US defense customer to manufacture high-power traveling wave tube (TWT) transmitters for a military shipboard radar program that detects and tracks threats in heavy clutter environments. Terms prohibit dB Control from naming the customer and product specifications.

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"Our defense customer awarded us a follow-on contract because they are confident in our continued ability to meet their mission-critical requirements for power, bandwidth, size and weight," said dB Control Vice President of Business Development Steve Walley. "Our team understands the role these products have in saving lives and is extremely attentive to detail throughout the entire design, development, manufacturing and test processes. As a result, hundreds of our transmitters are performing reliably in the field."

The contract includes recurring engineering, technical, logistical and data support services that will be provided from dB Control's Fremont, Calif. facilities.

About dB Control
Established in 1990, dB Control Corp., a subsidiary of the Electronic Technologies Group (ETG) of HEICO Corp., supplies mission-critical, often sole-source, products worldwide to military organizations, as well as to major defense contractors and commercial manufacturers. The company designs and manufactures reliable high-power TWT Amplifiers (TWTAs), microwave power modules (MPMs), transmitters, and high-voltage power supplies with modulators for radar, electronic countermeasures (ECM), and data link applications. dB Control also offers specialized contract manufacturing, transformer winding and testing, full vacuum encapsulation, pressure cure, conformal coating and repair depot services from its modern 52,100-square-foot facilities in Fremont, California.

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